Sequins are the secret ingredients for this stunning table runner project

Any event can use some sparkle, and this DIY provides it in abundance. Crafters who love a touch of glam will appreciate the extravagance that emanates from this sequined table runner.
Taste and aesthetics will dictate how many colors of sequins to use for this project. A solid runner in one color is definitely striking, while a two-tone stripe or rainbow hues have their own unique appeal. There’s no reason this runner needs to be hidden away for special occasions, either. Pull it out any time you need a bit of stage-ready energy at the table!
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Materials
- A 10-inch-wide rectangular piece of fabric that extends a bit beyond the ends of the table
- Two 1-inch-wide rolls of sequins in different colors
- Lacy edge trim ribbon
- Hot glue gun and glue sticks
- Scissors
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Instructions
1. Lay the fabric on the work surface.
2. Cut a piece from one of the rolls of sequins. It should be about the same length as one of the long sides of the runner.
3. Apply hot glue to one of the long outer edges of the runner and glue the sequins onto it.
4. Cut any excess sequins with the scissors.
5. Repeat steps 2-4 using the differently colored sequins and place that piece directly next to the first row of sequins. Make sure there are no gaps between the sequined pieces where the fabric shows through.
6. Continue applying sequin pieces, alternating the two colors. After you glue 10 rows of sequins to the fabric, it will be completely covered.
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7. After the glue dries completely, the runner will be ready to be placed on the table.
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